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Determining Car Insurance Rates

Clarksville, Tennessee lies 50 miles northwest of Nashville and near the Kentucky border.  The fifth largest city in the state has seen a lot of growth over the years, but that has not boded well for residents in some regards. Nashville NBC-affiliate Channel 4 recently reported an increase in car accidents in the area, which can ultimately lead to increased car insurance rates for all,...

Renters' Insurance

On the southwestern border of Tennessee lies the city of Memphis, the second-largest metropolitan area in the state after Nashville.  Memphis-area CBS-affiliate Channel 5 reported on the recent arrest of a suspect in a series of burglaries at a local apartment complex.  One of the victims told the reporter, “It’s the invasion of privacy. Your home is your shell, so to have somebody come in like...

Playing With Fire

Some Middle Tennessee residents had a close call recently.  According to a report from local NBC-affiliate WSMV, a family in Murfreesboro became displaced when their home caught on fire.  The cause? The clothes dryer. No one wants to think about their home burning to the ground, but the statistics should give us all cause for concern.  TheUnited States Fire Administration keeps regular tabs on fires...

Declaring Independence

According to Merriam-Webster, some of the meanings of independent include  “not subject to control by others; not affiliated with a larger controlling unit; not requiring or relying on something else; not contingent; not looking to others for one's opinions or for guidance in conduct; and, showing a desire for freedom.” We live in a society in which independence is highly sought after and valued in...

Protecting Yourself From Insurance Fraud

Murfreesboro is a university town approximately 35 miles from Nashville and connected by Interstate 840 to Franklin and Spring Hill.  On the last weekend of January, it became the site of an increasing problem in America. According to local ABC-affiliate WKRN,  a local man was driving his kids to church in his pickup truck when he stopped at a red light at a busy intersection...